INSPIRE – Classes for Teens – November 9 Fused Glass Ornaments

Thursdays 3:45-5:15 p.m. Ages 12-18
Class Fee $10 These classes are funded in part by a grant from the FACF Youth Advisory Committee.
These exciting and exploratory art classes are designed to give middle and high school students a chance to learn about art styles and mediums they might not get in a classroom. All materials provided. December 7 & 14 Portfolio Building requires students attend both days.
September 21 Glass Bead Making
Using Italian glass rods and hot head torches students will create several unique glass beads to fit a leather cuff.
September 28 Silver Clay
Cristine Grim will teach students the process of using silver clay, texture tools, and torch firing to create a silver pendant.
October 5 Needle Felted Bat with Olivia
Fiber artist Olivia Johnson will help students use felting needles, wool roving and embroidery materials to create a flying bat for Halloween festivities!
October 19 Theatrical Makeup
A paint based method of creating optical illusion, depth, and dramatic character on the human face. Students will work on themselves in addition to watching a live model demonstration. Just in time for costume planning!
November 9 Fused Glass Ornaments
Using glass cutting tools, frit, stringers and a wide variety of fusible glass, students will make two of their own unique ornaments to be fired in the kiln.
November 30 Silk Painting
A great gift idea, or a fashion accessory for fall, students will use resist and dye to paint a long silk scarf.
December 7 & 14 Portfolio Building
To prepare for college applications, scholarships and exhibits, artists need a good portfolio. Participants need to bring artwork to photograph, a resume and will complete a physical portfolio and a digital portfolio on a flash drive. Must attend both days!

Fused Glass Sun Catcher/Wind Chimes with Linda Moore

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

May 4, 11

Class Fee: $60($55 members)

Ages 12-Adult

Just in time for the coming summer is a colorful fused glass suncatcher/wind chime. In this class Linda will give instruction in cutting glass, and creatively layering colors in preparation for the fusing process. The second week will be spent drilling holes and assembling the fused pieces into a unique art piece using wire and beads. Are you ready to try this exciting art form?

Fused Glass Layered Panels with Linda Moore

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

August 4, 11

Class Fee: $60 ($55 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Come and try a new idea with glass artist, Linda Moore.
Each student will create two 6”x6” panels of fused glass
that when finished will be layered in a stand to give the
illusion of depth. Whether it is a birch forest, field of flowers
or your own idea the technique is exciting. Pieces will
be available for pick up after August 18.

Fused Glass Layered Panels with Linda Moore

Monday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

March 21, 28

Class Fee: $70 ($65 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Come and try a new medium with glass artist, Linda Moore. Each student will create two 6”x6” panels of glass that when finished will be layered in a stand to give the illusion of depth. Whether it is a birch forest, field of flowers or your own idea, the result will be stunning. Pieces will be available for pick up after April 6. Start planning where you will display this unique piece in your home. Class size limited.

Fused Glass Wind Chimes with Linda Moore

Thursday, August 6  6:00-9:00 p.m. and

Thursday, August 13 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Class Fee: $60 ($55 Members) Ages 14- Adult

In this class the beauty of glass and the delicate sound of a wind chime will be combined in a unique art piece. During the first class students will select from a variety of vivid colors of glass and use glass cutting tools to cut and design their own wind chimes. The pieces will then be fused off site in a kiln. The following week the wind chime will be assembled with wire and beads. Come and check out the possibilities. No prior experience is required.